It's easy to see racism when a white police officer kills an unarmed black citizen. We should feel similar outrage when the perpetrator and victim are both African American. Such violence also reflects the structural inequalities that adversely impact black lives.
Michelle Rhee Sets Up Shop In SC StudentsFirst, the former D.C. chancellor's national lobbying group, is branching out into South Carolina, reports the Post and Courier. The paper notes that SC received a "D" grade on SF's recent policy report card -- not exactly stellar. On the group's SC agenda: turnarounds, teacher evaluations, charter school accountability, and the parent trigger.
My son graduates from high school in two weeks, and part of me wants to fist bump Shannon Cooper, and be right in there with the parents who are on their feet cheering.
When will Congress stop ignoring the education of the children of military families who have sacrificed so much since the war on terror began?
Clearly there's a movement to get people -- with the help of teachers and counselors -- to think before marrying or divorcing. It sounds like a good idea, but do marriage prep courses work?
As the Republican candidates leave Nevada, one topic seems to have escaped their attention entirely: a credible economic cure for what ails the states where they're waging their campaigns for president.
The single-sex movement in public schools has been growing fast, but there is little to no evidence that single-sex classrooms improve academic achievement.
The very public display of Ty'Sheoma Bethea's struggle illustrates the heartlessness of Governor Sanford's posturing against accepting badly needed stimulus money for South Carolina.